Kevin has a Bachelor of Economics from San Diego State University and a bachelor’s in Hospitality Management and Culinary Arts from Le Cordon Bleu Paris. A US Army veteran, Kevin worked as a licensed broker and trader for Wells Fargo before pursuing his passion for food and cooking. He spent the last 15 years in senior leadership roles with Hyatt, Hilton, Southeastern Grocers, Raley’s, Elohi Strategic Advisors and Kellogg North America.
While the world of hospitality and food has been extremely rewarding, Kevin made the decision to return to the world of finance with the support of Chris Doering and team.
Kevin and his wife, Eron, were born and raised in Southern/Central California (respectively) but made Florida and Jacksonville their home in 2010. They have 3 sons who reside in California and Texas, and both share a passion for food, travel and diving.
Giovanni was born in Brooklyn, New York but has lived most of his life in Florida. He’s been part of the Chris Doering Mortgage team as a Loan Originator since July 2021. Gio prides himself on his eagerness to learn and remain efficient in this constantly evolving industry. He is committed to providing the foremost communication, customer service and progressive knowledge to find the best mortgage solution for all his clients. He says the satisfaction of helping families on their road to homeownership is extremely enjoyable and rewarding.
Gio currently lives in Kissimmee, Florida with his soon to be wife Alexis, newly welcomed son, Grayson, and German Shepherd dog named Luna, where he works for the branch remotely. Gio is focused on developing to be the best Loan Originator he can be. In his spare time, he loves teaching his son new things and watching him grow. He Also enjoys fishing, playing sports, spending time with family and traveling. Gio is excited about his future with the company and is grateful to be part of such a robust team.
Lacey was born and raised right here in Gainesville Florida. Growing up, she was a gymnast, track and field competitor, and volleyball player. In her spare time, she enjoys playing the guitar and piano, along with spending time with her pets and painting.
She graduated from Buchholz High School in 2018 as well as the University of Florida in 2021 with a bachelor’s degree. Lacey also recently obtained her Real Estate license after buying her first home last year. She has always had a passion for helping others in the community: however, being able to help others obtain one of their most cherished possessions, their home, she has found to be the greatest experience.
Kalan has been part of the Chris Doering Mortgage team since February 2021. She has exceptional organizational skills, keen attention to detail and is fluent in Spanish. She is excited about her future with the company and is focused on continuing to develop professionally.
Kalan was born and raised in beautiful Gainesville, Florida. She currently lives in High Springs with her husband, Javier, and children, Jonatan, Judah, and Mia. Together, they enjoy hiking nearby trails, and visiting new places. Kalan is an avid DIY’er and has even renovated her own home.
Heidi began her mortgage career in 1985 as a loan processor and in 1989, transitioned into the role of mortgage loan originator. For the next three decades, she assisted countless clients obtain mortgage financing and building lasting relationships with those she helped to realize their dream home goals. She is now applying her extensive knowledge and expertise as a Loan Officer Assistant with Chris Doering Mortgage.
Heidi graduated cum laude from American Military University in 2016 with a BA in English and is nearly finished with her second bachelor’s degree in Legal Studies. She returned to her birth state of Florida in early 2020, after living in various parts of Maryland, California, and West Virginia over the years.
After 28 years of marriage, Heidi was widowed at the age of 44. She remarried in 2013, and she and her husband, Rick, live in Ocala, along with their Havachon dog named Buddy, four barred Plymouth Rock chickens, and a rogue black coyote that seems determined to break into her chicken coop for a feast.
Heidi has two grown children, a son who is an FAA-certified Part 107 drone pilot and daughter who lives in New York.
Candi Curtis Richeson joins the Chris Doering Mortgage team, a perfect fit with her strong Florida Gator ties. Candi was a cheerleader for the University of Florida Gators while Chris played football during the 90’s. Candi graduated in 1995 from UF with High Honors and moved back to Gainesville in 2000. She went on to be the Head Coach of the University of Florida Gator Cheerleaders from 2007-2014. Candi has 2 daughters, Sydney, who played Division I Volleyball and graduated from the University of South Florida and Lacey, who is following in her mom’s footsteps as a student at the University of Florida.
Candi is very active in the Alachua County community and has had her real estate license for over 20 years. Candi enjoys helping people with what is usually the biggest purchase of their lives. Her experience and many years in the industry gives her a better understanding of the process and helps her guide clients through each important step. Candi strives to be the best at everything she does and looks forward to helping you finance your Home Sweet Home!
Brian was born in Perth Amboy, NJ but spent most of his life in Florida. Brian grew up in the Daytona Beach area, graduated from UCF, and lived in Orlando until he moved to Gainesville in 2003. He has been in sales for 20 years and has earned high marks and recognition in production and customer satisfaction. He joins the Chris Doering Mortgage team as a Loan Officer.
Making sure customers are always informed and taken care of during and after the sale is of the utmost importance to Brian. It’s because of this philosophy that an industry that requires consumer satisfaction is a perfect fit for him.
In his spare time, Brian loves staying active by working out, playing golf and tennis, and having a good time with friends and family. He loves watching sports, going to the movies, and attending concerts. His favorite place in the world is Las Vegas and visits any time he gets the chance.
Terry is originally from Michigan and relocated to South Florida in 1974. She now lives the quiet life with her husband in Gilchrist County on a small 20-acre farm with her six horses, three dogs, and a few chickens.
Terry worked as the Administrative Assistant to the Assistant City Manager for Management and Budget for the City of Hollywood Florida for 12 years before moving to North Florida. She then transitioned to the role of loan processor of Drummond Community Bank in Chiefland, Florida for five years before moving over to the broker side of the mortgage business. Terry worked for a short time for a title company to acquire an understanding of the title business as well.
Terry has been with Chris Doering Mortgage since March 2016 as a Loan Processor and feels that knowing she is helping families obtain the home of their dreams brings her tremendous satisfaction.
Chris was born and raised in Florida and is a graduate of the University of Florida with a degree in Business Administration and a minor in International Economics. Chris has been in the mortgage industry for over 15 years, specializing in Agency, VA, FHA, and Jumbo loans.
He maintains a keen focus on product and continues to improve his knowledge of the mortgage business with the ultimate goal of putting his customers in the right loan for their given situation. Chris is dedicated to making the challenging yet exciting process of getting a mortgage easier for Chris Doering Mortgage customers.
Chris has been married to his wife Holly since 2003 and they have two active young boys, Vance and Tanner. He and his family enjoy being on their boat as much as they can and, as an avid saltwater fisherman, Chris loves to share that passion with friends and family. He also enjoys playing golf when he can.
Jennifer is a Gainesville native and graduate of PK Yonge. She graduated from the University of Florida before moving to South Florida to pursue her real estate career and still holds a license as a Real Estate Broker, in addition to a Mortgage Loan Officer.
Jennifer brings more than 10 years of experience in the real estate industry in many facets, ranging from general real estate to working for well-known residential developers, GL Homes and Lennar to Commercial Real Estate. Jennifer most notably worked as a Leasing Associate for Stiles Corporation, which is based in South Florida. In her tenure with Stiles, Jennifer represented global real estate investment giant, Guggenheim Partners, to lease a high profile office building in Miami’s Downtown epicenter, Brickell Avenue.
Jennifer and her fiancé have a baby girl, Brooklyn, and a new little one on the way. Jennifer enjoys traveling throughout the world, teaching her daughter new things and dominating at Draft Kings. She has also been active in the community, participating in The United Way and The Beacon Council of Miami.